STATE STEERING COMMITTEE OF AIPRPA MAHARASHTRA STATE FORMED IN A MEETING ON 16.11.2013 HELD AT DADAR MUMBAI
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|D.K.Rahate Chairman All India Steering Committee addressing|
A View of participating Pensioners
D.K.Rahate Chairma explaining a point
Senior leader P.S.Pande presiding over the meeting
General Convenor K.Ragavendran addressing the meeting
AIPRPA MAHARASHTRA STATE STEERING COMMITTEE FORMED
A meeting of Pensioners was organised at the NRMU [National Railway Mazdoor Union]office at Dadar Railway Station, Mumbai on 16.11.2013 under the Presidentship of senior comrade P.S.Pande. Pensioners from Mumbai Region; Nagpur Region; and Pune Region attended. Chairman of the All India Steering Committee Comrade D.K.Rahate and the General Convenor Comrade K.Ragavendran attended and guided the session. The need for formation of an organisation called the All India Postal & RMS Pensioners Association; the issues of Pensioners; the tasks before the Postal Pensioners in organising a three staged platform of Pensioners movement viz., a strong Postal Pensioners Organisation; a stronger platform of NCCPA [National Coordinating Committee of Pensioners Associations] for uniting all the Pensioners organisations of Central Government Pensioners; and a Confederation of all Pensioners Organisations to fight against the policy offensives of Government against social security and pension were emphasised besides the tasks to be undertaken unitedly by the Pensioners Organisations before the 7th CPC were discussed in the meeting.
The following decisions were unanimously taken:
- A State Steering Committee for building the Maharashtra State All India Postal & RMS Pensioners Association with senior comrade P.S.Pande as Chairman; Comrade H.S.Tomar as Vice Chairman; Comrade C.S.Shanbhag as the State Steering Committee Convenor; Comrade S.N.Kolhe as the Financial Secretary and other comrades as Members was constituted. Full list of Steering Committee will be published later after incorporating all sections and all districts / divisions of Postal, RMS, Admn, Postal Accounts, SBCO, Civil Wing etc.
- Membership campaign will commence to enrol maximum pensioners and form divisional association; Membership will be Rs.240/- per annum for financial year April to March.
- To facilitate formation of such divisional association, the State Convenor with the assistance of the Steering Committee will constitute Divisional Steering Committees, which will take up the responsibility of enrolling membership and form divisional set up democratically.